Nuclear medicine has played a significant role in imaging cardiovascular diseases. With developments in PET imaging, that role has expanded. This issue reviews the latest uses for PET in the imaging of cardiac sarcoidosis, cardiac and arterial calcifications, coronary vascular disease, vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque, and myocardial viability.
- © Saunders 2011
- 3rd January 2012
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Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania